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Judenforschung
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The phrase “study of the Jewish Question” (Erforschung der Judenfrage), abbreviated to Judenforschung, described the activity of non-Jewish academics during the Nazi regime who, from an explicitly antisemitic perspective, occupied themselves with the history of Judaism and the so-called Jewish Question. After 1933, representatives of the discipline attempted to establish themselves with a series…

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Rupnow, Dirk, “Judenforschung”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 30 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0368>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106



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